Ask a Survivor

Ask a Holocaust Survivor

Recommended Year Levels: Years 9 – 12

In this interactive experience, you will have the opportunity to ask Holocaust survivors one of 18 commonly posed questions. These questions were curated by the education team and based on thousands of student interactions with our survivors at the JHC.

During this experience, you will be guided to select your question and then compare and contrast the answers from four survivors. This unique showcase of survivor testimony allows viewers to appreciate the different circumstances of each survivor experience.

The views expressed in these videos are those of the survivors.

Best viewed on a tablet or computer.

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Meet our Featured Survivors

The survivors featured in Ask a Survivor come from different countries and were different ages when the Holocaust began. They provide their personal stories and memories of events, during this period, in the testimony videos below. All of the featured survivors made Melbourne their home after the Holocaust and recorded their testimony at the Jewish Holocaust Centre.





Virtual Workshops

Our Virtual Workshops are custom built and based on the specific needs of the teacher and their students.
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Resources for Teachers & Students

For each virtual resource, the JHC Education team has written suggested learning activities and worksheets for students to complete. In addition, teachers will find a specific guide with recommendations on some possible ways to use these resources in the classroom.

To view the free resources, please click the button below to complete your registration form and receive a password. All resources are only available via registration.
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